02 July 2012

Volvo Ocean Race and ACWS Newport videos

America's Cup World Series at Newport - full replay Day 4

America's Cup | ORACLE TEAM USA SPITHILL wins 2011-12 AC World Series: "Newport proved to be a statement event for the US defender of the America’s Cup as ORACLE TEAM USA was prominent in all areas of the leaderboard. Jimmy Spithill’s team earned the overall 2011-12 AC World Series Championship with a strong second place finishes in both the match racing and fleet racing in Newport. Spithill also claimed the overall season Fleet Racing Championship while Sweden’s Artemis Racing won the inaugural season’s Match Racing Championship." Next race: August 21, 2012 at San Francisco

Volvo Ocean Race highlights from Leg 9 Start in Lorient

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker - shows current boat positions

Frenchman Nears Volvo Ocean Race Title
New York Times
Franck Cammas moved within touching distance of victory in the Volvo Ocean Race when his French entry Groupama triumphed in the Lorient in-port race on home waters in Saturday.

Groupama eye Volvo victory
Groupama eye Volvo victory| Sport24|Other Sport|Volvo Ocean Race| Franck Cammas and his Groupama team are protecting a 25-point lead going into the ninth and final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Volvo fleet shoves off on final leg
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
After 39000 miles of sailing, nine months, six continents and nine port stopovers, the Volvo Ocean Race began its final offshore leg Sunday in Lorient, France. The six-boat fleet departed Lorient on Leg 9 for the 550-mile dash to Galway, Ireland, with ...

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9 - Emotional onboard Puma's Mar Mostro

Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 ninth and final leg got underway today, Sunday 1st July. The Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg team set out this afternoon, departing Lorient, France, for the 550 nautical mile sprint to Galway, Ireland. Puma's Mar Mostro ...

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Groupama look to sail into victory
After an hour's sailing, Groupama trailed their rivals going out of Lorient port, with Telefonica of Spain, whose long-time lead was overhauled in May by the French crew, protecting a slim advantage over Puma and Camper. Cammas, who first made his name ...


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9 - Groupama prepare for tough night
Sail World
The start of Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 ninth leg took place at 1103 UTC this Sunday 1st July in a fine, westerly breeze and glorious sunshine. Leg 9 is very important for Franck Cammas and his men since they are in with a chance of outright victory if ...

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VIDEO: Volvo Ocean Race fleet set sail on final leg
3News NZ
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet set sail on the final leg of the race, taking the crews from Lorient to Galway in Ireland.

3News NZ

Camper sets off on final leg of Volvo Ocean race with podium finish up for grabs
Radio New Zealand
After 39000 miles of sailing, nine months, and six continents, Team New Zealand's Camper has set off on the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. The 550 nautical mile sprint should take less than 48 hours to ...

US Junior Olympic Sailing Festival and SailFest - Formula 16's join in
Sail World
The young sailors and their families have come to Pensacola from Birmingham, Sarasota, Ft. Lauderdale, and from Gulf Yachting association Clubs from Panama City to New Orleans. The festivities at Pensacola Yacht Club started on Friday, June 19th with ...

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SAILING: Westlands are surprise leaders at halfway point
Long Beach Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH - The racing in Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's Fourth of July Regatta was OK Saturday, but the best is yet to come, especially for the Formula 18 catamarans competing for the U.S. Sailing Area J Multihull Championship for the Alter Cup.

Cammas ready for sailing win in Ireland
French skipper Franck Cammas needs only fourth place on the last leg from France to Ireland to win the round-the-world yacht race.

Sailing: Match racers miss out on semi-final berth in Sweden
Bournemouth Echo
POOLE'S Olympic sailing trio failed to reach the semi-finals in their last major competition before this summer's Games.

Neptune Sailing centre on Orwell survives Suffolk cuts
BBC News
A Suffolk training centre for sailors, which lost its public funding, is now running as a charity.

BBC News

Dorset sails into a summer of fun and Games
The Independent
This summer these glittering waters off Weymouth will host Britain's Olympic sailing events. The locals hope it will showcase their region to the tourists of the world. So I've come to see what south Dorset has to offer – whether you've got those ...

Sail classes provide the hull experience
But the smile at the helm is pure America's Cup as 9-year-old MayaMay relishes that she's sailing solo, putting what she's learned over the past few weeks to use at the right time and in the right ways. Watching the girl leaves little doubt she will ...


Sally's off to the Olympics - and it's all thanks to her weekly shop
Bournemouth Echo
Sally Taylor has now got four tickets to watch the Sailing for the London 2012 Olympic Games, when she was automatically entered into a prize draw after buying some Fairy dishwasher tablets. The competition was run in conjunction with P&G, which owns ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
The PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG team returned to the podium, finishing third in the Bretagne In-Port Race in Lorient, France, on Saturday, June 30. PUMA crossed the line 24 seconds behind race winner Groupama Sailing Team, the overall ...

Smooth sailing on Olympic journey
Melbourne Weekly Bayside
Krystal Weir aims to make waves at her second Olympics.

Shute pips Kelly to Youth Sailing Championship
Isle of Man Today
The 2012 Isle of Man Youth Sailing Championship for the Tomlinson Trophy was contested by 12 boats in some challenging conditions last weekend, hosted by the Isle of Man Yacht Club at Port St Mary.

Volvo Ocean Race: Being a Volvo Ocean Race Virtual Sailor
Sail World
Navigation skills are to the fore in this sailing world and my racer, alias Tempest, was told that another navigator had produced a program after deciding there had to be another way to manage the endless calculations involved by the serious sailor. So ...

Sail World

Foxall Poised to Win Volvo Ocean Race on Home Waters
Damian Foxall is poised to win sailing glory and to hear the roar of the crowd and the ringing rounds of applause in his ears.

Stamford High's Jaykus trying to decide between field hockey and sailing
Stamford Advocate
Sam Jaykus' life has been a series of crossroads, enticing options that require tough choices and ultimately lead to rewarding benefits, only to inevitably lead to another fork, and another decision. Right now the 5-foot-9 Jaykus is leaning toward ...

Local sailing club gives back
DENISON, TX -- Back in April, 70 sailboats raced across Lake Texoma to raise money for children.

America's Cup World Series - Spithill's impressive perfomance
Sail World
'It's nice to win one and we have some good momentum going into tomorrow. The Oracle Team USA guys are sailing well, but we'll do what we can do and if we can win the race we'll be happy.' Newport delivered another perfect afternoon of racing...

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Dhows to star in finale of Volvo Ocean Race
The National
It has been co-organised by the Irish Business Council, the non-profit organistion Let's Do It Global and the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club and sponsored by Al Hosn University in Abu Dhabi. The trip coincides with UAE Day on July 5, during which ...

America's Cup World Series Newport – Oracle Team USA Spithill dominate
Sail World
America's Cup World Series 2011-12 final event continues in Newport, Rhode Island. Today Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill and crew continued their domination of ACWS Newport, winning the speed trials and placing first and third in the two fleet ...

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Barbara Veneri - Sea Notes: Kids to kick off racing circuit with New Bedford ...
The 2012 New Bedford Junior Regatta, the first junior regatta on the SouthCoast racing circuit,sails next Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, out of the New Bedford Yacht Club in South Dartmouth.

America's Cup Hall of Fame - Bertelli, Wright and Lambert inducted
Sail World
The Herreshoff Marine Museum's America's Cup Hall of Fame inducted Patrizio Bertelli - head of four time Italian challenger syndicate the Luna Rossa Challenge, Jonathan Wright - trimmer for five America's Cup syndicates and Gerard Lambert - member of ...

Sail World

J Class, UK Series: 22kts and perfect sailing on final day at Falmouth
Sail World
However, the final result was Ranger in first and Lionheart in second after Ranger's corrected time put her just 35 seconds ahead, leaving Ranger as the overall winner of the J Class Falmouth Regatta. Velsheda wins the Corinthian Cup for best amateur ...

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Round the Island Race Prizegiving Ceremony at Island SC
Sail World
At today's exceptionally well-attended Prizegiving, hosted by the Island Sailing Club, the upbeat audience was welcomed by the Club's Commodore Rod Nicholls who made special mention of the Coastguard and inshore lifeboat services to a heartfelt round ...

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Dave Vinell Has 'A Lot Going On' at Volvo Ocean Race Galway Finale
Dave Vinell of the Galway Bay Sailing Club talks about his longtime love of the sea ahead of the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race finale in Galway.

Sailboat building in the blood
High Performance Composites
In 1988, with the help of aerospace-industry connections, they built a titanium rudder for the 80-ft/24m Grand Prix racer Windward Passage II, an unprecedented feat in sailing technology at that time. Exploiting the Waimers' access to aerospace-grade ...

Blind sailor continues his obsession
It's a sailing crisis aboard the Blind Obsession, when mechanical failure suddenly puts the 26-footer adrift and headed toward the shallows.


Bruce Keen Wins Musto Skiff Worlds
International Sailing Federation
The final day of the ACO Musto Skiff World Championship dawned with sun and wind and many happy competitors as the conditions at Weymouth, Great Britain were perfect for skiff sailing. The wind was a good 16 - 20 knots and the racing was scheduled to ...

International Sailing Federation

AYC Sailors Team Up for Catalina 37 ... - Arizona Yacht Club
By eheisler
Nine Arizona sailors joined forces to race in the Catalina 37 National Championships at Long Beach Race week June 22-24. Together they rose to the challenge of taking their mostly “small boat” (14ft-20ft) experience up to this 37 footer racer ...
Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona

Interview: A tough question for Johnie Berntsson - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Last year, Johnie Berntsson grabbed the bronze medal in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and was later crowned Swedish Sailor Of the Year by the Swedish Sailing Federation. Tomorrow he will once again get a chance to sail in front of ...
Sailing Sweden

Sea sickness - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By Flybridge 31
I hope I'm not going over old ground (I did have a look ). Of late when ever I go out to sea I tend to feel uncomfortable. Light in the head my stomach all over the place but I've never thrown up. If.
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Club Regatta 6-8th July | St. Catherine's Sailing Club
By Simon
St. Catherine's Sailing Club. Competitive Multiclass Dinghy Racing. Skip to content. Home · Welcome · About · Email sign up · Thank you! House Information · Membership · Fees 2012 · Forms · AGM Information · Contacts · Rules & Policies ...
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Sail-World.com : Olympic Sailing Competition – Sydney 2000
The aesthetics were picture-perfect for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Sailing Competition - with Sydney Harbour's imposing city skyline, the stunning Sydney Opera ...

The Television Treatment for Sailing - Video - The New York Times
The America's Cup is employing a series of ambitious augmented reality graphics to explain ...

Sailing's Class of 2016 Announced - Stanford University's Official ...
John Vandemoer and Stanford Sailing, following four individual All-Americans and two top-eight national finishes in 2012, welcomes in six incoming freshmen to ...

"It's a sailing city" - NewportRI.com l News and information for ...
America's Cup World Series race official praises local preparations.

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IT WAS A SAIL TO DEATH. A Yacht Capsizes With Two Women in the Cabin, They Are Rescued, but One Dies From Her Injuries. UNDER FULL SAIL IN A SQUALL read more »
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